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I play a number of board and card games with varying degrees of skill, but using "algorithms" to avoid the most obvious mistakes. Depending on the game, if you can beat me, you are probably not a beginner, and perhaps a pretty good player.


Mar
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accepted What happens in Go if you “take back” a ko before making a ko threat?
Feb
26
accepted When are good times/circumstances to build harbor settlements in Settlers of Catan?
Feb
22
accepted How does one evaluate a hand responding to a “strong” two clubs?
Feb
6
accepted Should Japan and the US Meet on Another Battlefield Than the North Pacific In Axis and Allies?
Jan
23
accepted Is there a “consensus” definition of what constitutes a “strong” or “weak” deck?
Jan
17
accepted Is there a reasonable suit preference signal on this lead?
Oct
27
accepted In bridge, how would you bid the “worst” 14 point hand?
Sep
20
accepted Can you raise a one bid with only two “filler” honors in a suit?
Aug
15
accepted In bridge, are the two “equal vulnerabilities” basically equal?
Aug
12
accepted Are there hands that should be opened at the one level in first or second seat, and with a “weak two” opposite a passing partner?
Aug
6
accepted Are there times NOT to bid 1NT with 15 high card points and a balanced hand?
Aug
2
accepted What is a proper bidding sequence after a “weak 2” bid?
Jul
28
accepted Should you overcall with a (slightly) weaker hand if it is more “disruptive?”
Jul
2
accepted How high do transfer bids (to 1NT) go?
Jun
3
accepted Has the value of a five-card suit in no trump contracts been demonstrated?
Apr
22
accepted What constitutes “wrongful” hesitation in bridge?
Mar
30
accepted In bridge, does it make sense to “shade” one's bidding standards with a part score?
Feb
8
accepted What are good reasons to lead dummy's first bid suit?
Feb
2
accepted Has anyone experienced “too many players” in a game of monopoly?
Jan
2
accepted Is “finesses wrong for declarer” a good reason to double a (bridge) contract?